Star-Spangled Banner Test

O say can you see, by the dawns early light,

10

What so proudly we haild at the twilights last gleaming,

20

Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight

30

Oer the ramparts we watchd were so gallantly streaming?

40

And the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air,

50

Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,

60

O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave

70

Oer the land of the free and the home of the brave?

80


81. Who is the author of the “Star-Spangled Banner?”

82. What was the original title of the poem that is now called the “Star-Spangled Banner?”

83. How many stanzas make up the poem often called the “Star-Spangled Banner?”

84. In what year was the “Star-Spangled Banner” written?

85. What is the name of the fort that once flew the “Star-Spangled Banner?”

86. How many stripes and stars are on the historic flag that inspired the “Star-Spangled Banner” poem?

87. An American not in uniform should stand at attention facing the flag with the __________ hand over the heart during the playing of the national anthem.

88. What term means the love for or devotion to one’s country?

89. During what war was the “Star-Spangled Banner” written?

90. In what year did Congress make the “Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States of America?

Star-Spangled Banner Written Test Key

O say can you see, by the dawns early light,

10

What so proudly we haild at the twilights last gleaming,

20

Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight

30

Oer the ramparts we watchd were so gallantly streaming?

40

And the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air,

50

Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,

60

O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave

70

Oer the land of the free and the home of the brave?

80


81. Who is the author of the “Star-Spangled Banner?” Francis Scott Key

82. What was the original title of the poem that is now called the “Star-Spangled Banner?” “Defence of Fort McHenry”

83. How many stanzas make up the poem often called the “Star-Spangled Banner?” four

84. In what year was the “Star-Spangled Banner” written? 1814

85. What is the name of the fort that once flew the “Star-Spangled Banner?” Fort McHenry

86. How many stripes and stars are on the historic flag that inspired the “Star-Spangled Banner” poem? fifteen

87. An American not in uniform should stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart during the playing of the national anthem.

88. What term means the love for or devotion to one’s country? patriotism

89. During what war was the “Star-Spangled Banner” written? War of 1812

90. In what year did Congress make the “Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States of America? 1931